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Study opportunities for Ukrainians

In response to the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ukraine, Centria University of Applied Sciences offers services and study opportunities for Ukrainians.

Finnish higher education

The Finnish higher education system consists of universities and universities of applied sciences.

Universities of applied sciences (UAS for short) offer professionally oriented higher education on bachelor’s and master’s levels and have strong ties with working life and regional development. According to our name Centria University of Applied Sciences, we are one of the 24 UASs in Finland.

Open UAS studies

The course offerings of our Open UAS is prepared so that the studies are free of charge for Ukrainians.

Individual online courses at Averko

Averko offers everyone the opportunity for flexible online studies at Centria UAS. You can participate in an online course from any corner of the world. We have done our best to make the online studies as meaningful as possible. The start date and duration of the studies have been specified, but you can complete many course units quicker if your wish.

An international pre-university studying programme: Business or Information Technology

REGISTRATION 12.5.–12.8.2023.

The studying programme is aimed at international people who are interested in higher degree studies or aim to apply to a university of applied sciences in Finland. The studies consist of studying skills, Mathematics, English, Finnish and Business- or Information Technology studies (30 ECTS credits).

Joint application period for degree programmes conducted in English

The next joint application period for degree programmes conducted in English will be arranged in January 2024. The next application period for applicants who in their past have completed the SAT tests (new version taken after March 2016), will be arranged between December 2023 and 28 February 2024. 

For applicants who will be accepted in these application rounds, the studies are set to begin in August 2024.

You can find education, study options and application forms on Studyinfo.

Centria’s and Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences’s Cloud Services Expert programme for anyone who has had to flee Ukraine

The programme is meant for anyone who has had to flee Ukraine due to war and is in Finland in temporary protection.

The programme helps students to get a detailed understanding of how Cloud Environments work while bettering their chances of getting employed – for example in the field of ICT

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Admissions services and Open UAS

Do you still have questions on your mind? Our Admissions Services guide and help applicants with all questions concerning applying to Centria. You can find a link to their contact information below.

If you have questions regarding studying at Open UAS you will find a link to their contact information below as well.